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“Las Libres” film on Mexican women convicted for homicide for abortions is coming to a theater near you

TweetLas Libres, a Mexican documentary about the struggle to free women convicted for homicide and thrown in jail for having abortions is coming to a theater (possibly) near you. And you’ll want to see it. Tweet
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8 feminist ways to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Tweet Happy Drinco de Mayo! Today plenty of people around the country are getting drunk on behalf of Mexicans, a sweet and thoughtful gesture. Unfortunately, drinking lots of tequila is not enough to change the racism and xenophobia plenty of Mexicans and other Latinxs face in the U.S. But never fear feminists! Since we have [...]
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New documentary: Mexican women incarcerated for “homicide” after aborting gain their freedom

Tweet This is the story of how Mexican organizers and lawyers were able to free six women incarcerated for homicide for terminating their pregnancies.  Tweet
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Mexican indigenous woman who was separated from baby allowed to pursue lawsuit against Mississippi welfare agency

Tweet In the past few weeks, stories coming from Oaxaca Mexico have reminded us just how limited and threatened the reproductive rights of indigenous Mexican women are. Local Oaxacans have been using social media to document the repeated cases of indigenous women denied care at local maternal clinics and being forced to give birth in waiting rooms, [...]
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No reproductive justice for pregnant indigenous women in Mexico

Tweet In October of last year, Irma Lopez Aurelio arrived at a state health clinic in Oaxaca, Mexico, in labor with her third child. The doctors at the clinic told her to come back, that her labor was not advanced enough and no doctor was available to help her. Irma, who is Indigenous, spoke little Spanish and was [...]
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